Your jaw pain may be caused by something bigger than stress.
A baby’s first visit to the dentist isn’t just the exam, cleaning and fluoride application. It’s also for the parents to get a crash course in preventing cavities.
Using fluoride toothpaste on babies, even as teeth are first appearing, is key to stopping cavities from forming, researchers say. Do you know the latest recommendations for preventing tooth decay in your children as their teeth come in, and fall out? Find practical tips to using fluoride safely to keep their teeth strong.
Gum disease – or gingivitis – has been called the fifth complication of diabetes behind heart, nerve, kidney and eye disease. Gingivitis is simply the inflammation of the gums around your teeth caused by plaque buildup.
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You probably don’t give much thought to a filling once it’s been placed in your tooth. But there are some who question the safety of silver fillings, also known as dental amalgam. Currently, there are millions of amalgam dental fillings in use, and they continue to be placed in dental schools, clinics and hospitals all … Read More
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